Weekly Enterprise Mobility Wrap-up: March 13-17
A company’s mobile strategy isn’t complete without setting important data security benchmarks and choosing whether or not to embrace BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). This means enterprises must address a series of key issues before a new mobile strategy can be officially implemented and made effective.
The enterprise mobility conundrum: How to control the data?
Enabling BYOD as part of a company-wide mobile strategy has great benefits; namely, employees can use their own phones to be productive while on the go. Unfortunately, if a device is lost or stolen, its stored data can be accessible and vulnerable. Businesses can enable data loss prevention through a number of ways, such as using an MDM (Mobile Device Management) system or supporting robust endpoint management.
Mobility challenges remain—but the ROI for mobile-enabled workers cannot be ignored
Recent surveys among enterprises using mobile show that there are still many roadblocks to an ideal solution. The use of low-code and no-code mobile app tools, or RMAD (Rapid Mobile App Development), are popular options to save money. Transitioning legacy systems also present challenges, and ensuring mobile apps remain secure isn’t easy. But any company that has ventured into mobile can see the greater benefits, including increased productivity and cost savings.
How to deploy flexible and scalable enterprise mobility suite solutions
For companies interested in deploying mobile, there is a series of phases they can step through to streamline the process. This includes spending time defining what your strategy is going to be, then moving on to procuring the necessary software to execute on your plan. The final stage includes deploying the mobile solution and then testing its usage to ensure everything works as expected.
All things mobile: Managing the shift in the enterprise
While companies move toward embracing mobile solutions, they must consider that mobility doesn’t simply mean enterprise security or using only mobile devices. There are a number of factors that make up a complete strategy, such as whether or not to embrace BYOD and how to secure data in the cloud.